Paid Internship - SF - Urban Mapping - Transit Planning
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Firm: Urban Mapping
Location: SoMa, two blocks from the Caltrain terminus, in San
Francisco Google Maps
Contact: Urban Mapping, talent@...
Posted: April 13, 2009
Urban Mapping seeks a creative and highly-motivated individual to support
our growing Mass Transit product group. As an advanced-level intern, you
will supply staff and management with key insights and direction to policy
for transit systems and the public sector at large. Your research and
synthesis will help inform UMI?s marketing and technology strategy as it
develops its multi-modal trip planner and related components for industry.
The following requirements apply:
-Masters/PhD student in transportation engineering, planning, geography or
a related discipline
-Min 15 hours/week for 4 months
-Solid computer skills in MS Office, familiarity with DMBS, principles of
-Strong primary and secondary source research skills
The scope of activities will be varied, but your work will focus on
several semester (or longer)-long projects with many short term projects.
You must have an interest in/comfort with independent research, be a
self-starter and capable of ?managing up.?
Potential project areas include (but are not limited to):
-Research/analyze transportation planning studies
-Research/compile transit statistics
-Research state/federal grants
-Represent UMI at industry events
-Research/analyze state/federal/foreign legislation/policy relative to
public transportation, mass transit
Urban Mapping is located in SoMa, two blocks from the Caltrain terminus,
in San Francisco. To learn more about us, please visit
www.urbanmapping.com. To be considered for this position, please do the
Send a note of interest, briefly describing your background, including a
CV and any relevant academic/professional projects. Please indicate why
this role is of interest to you, and use ?Transit Planning Intern? as the
subject line in your email and send to talent@.... Also
include your availability. Note that UMI will support academic
requirements and stipend may be available.
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